About/ Collaborators

At the heart of our work is a multidisciplinary approach to creation, supported by the varied artists we collaborate with.

This is just a handful of the talented people we have engaged with, both past and present, on our projects.

We are very keen to work with other artists across all disciplines so if interest in our work please contact us. 

Tessa Howell, Producer A highly experienced arts manager, dance producer, dance teacher, mentor and consultant. A super efficient project manager, arts facilitator and artist across a variety of scales and continents.

Tessa Howell, Producer

A highly experienced arts manager, dance producer, dance teacher, mentor and consultant. A super efficient project manager, arts facilitator and artist across a variety of scales and continents.

Greyworld, Technical Partner Greyworld make public art, usually in urban spaces. Over the last twenty years, greyworld’s playful interactive art has been experienced by millions around the world. Many of their installations have been permanently installed in streets, parks, museums and grey spaces of all kinds. greyworld.org

Greyworld, Technical Partner

Greyworld make public art, usually in urban spaces. Over the last twenty years, greyworld’s playful interactive art has been experienced by millions around the world. Many of their installations have been permanently installed in streets, parks, museums and grey spaces of all kinds.

greyworld.org

 
David Varella, Storyteller David is a writer and producer of transmedia projects, bringing together games, live performance and video. Away from NOCTURN, his work includes writing the mobile adventure Sherlock: The Network, a series of plays called The Seed for the 2012 Cultural Olympiad, and murder mystery game The Trace. He runs courses and speaks at film schools, universities and conferences around the world. davidvarela.com

David Varella, Storyteller

David is a writer and producer of transmedia projects, bringing together games, live performance and video. Away from NOCTURN, his work includes writing the mobile adventure Sherlock: The Network, a series of plays called The Seed for the 2012 Cultural Olympiad, and murder mystery game The Trace. He runs courses and speaks at film schools, universities and conferences around the world.

davidvarela.com

John Chambers, Composer John is a composer and sound designer with over a decade’s experience creating music and sound for live performance and recorded media. Since studying music composition at Trinity Laban, he has made noise for theatre, dance, installation, concert, and online games and videos. His production music has been heard on TV channels all over the world. jccomposer.com  

John Chambers, Composer

John is a composer and sound designer with over a decade’s experience creating music and sound for live performance and recorded media. Since studying music composition at Trinity Laban, he has made noise for theatre, dance, installation, concert, and online games and videos. His production music has been heard on TV channels all over the world.

jccomposer.com

 

Rogerio Silva, Black Screen Productions A commercials, music videos, and short films director. His style is a personal take on magical realism, and makes use of visuals effects to reveal magical aspects of a somewhat mundane world, more specifically in the context of human interaction. Created  design award-winning videogames, including ENSLAVED (written by Alex Garland), and the BAFTA nominated DmC: Devil May Cry, for which he wrote and directed the expansion chapter Vergil's Downfall. theblackscreen.co.uk

Rogerio Silva, Black Screen Productions

A commercials, music videos, and short films director. His style is a personal take on magical realism, and makes use of visuals effects to reveal magical aspects of a somewhat mundane world, more specifically in the context of human interaction.

Created  design award-winning videogames, including ENSLAVED (written by Alex Garland), and the BAFTA nominated DmC: Devil May Cry, for which he wrote and directed the expansion chapter Vergil's Downfall.

theblackscreen.co.uk

Ben Johnston, Film-maker Ben graduated from Dartington College of Arts in 2000 and worked for several years leading film-making and creative group projects with young people. He is particularly interested in the shooting/editing process as a form of choreography and in using film to help other artists reflect on their practice. Working with performers to find new inventive ways of using film live on stage. vimeo.com/benjohnston

Ben Johnston, Film-maker

Ben graduated from Dartington College of Arts in 2000 and worked for several years leading film-making and creative group projects with young people.

He is particularly interested in the shooting/editing process as a form of choreography and in using film to help other artists reflect on their practice. Working with performers to find new inventive ways of using film live on stage.

vimeo.com/benjohnston

 
 
Harriet Waghorn, Dancer Harriet trained at Roehampton University and LABAN. She trained in ballet, contemporary and Ballroom. Leaving LABAN in 2012 Harriet worked with Tino Seghal, Yelena Popova. Contemporary companies Nutshell,Joon and Nocturn. She has featured in numerous dance films including Vimeo 'staffpicks' and international films ‘Abaddon’ and ‘Edifice’. In 2015 Harriet became co-director and company dancer of EDIFICE Dance Theatre. vimeo.com/harrietelizabethwaghorn

Harriet Waghorn, Dancer

Harriet trained at Roehampton University and LABAN. She trained in ballet, contemporary and Ballroom.

Leaving LABAN in 2012 Harriet worked with Tino Seghal, Yelena Popova. Contemporary companies Nutshell,Joon and Nocturn. She has featured in numerous dance films including Vimeo 'staffpicks' and international films ‘Abaddon’ and ‘Edifice’. In 2015 Harriet became co-director and company dancer of EDIFICE Dance Theatre.

vimeo.com/harrietelizabethwaghorn

Effie McGuire Ward, Dancer  Effie is a graduate of Stella Mann College and the Northern School of Contemporary Dance. Her performance projects have included working with Shobana Jeyasingh, Rosemary Lee, Gary Clarke, Ffin Dance, Two Thirds Sky and Parlor Dance. Other current roles include being part of the directorial team for MÓTUS (a dynamic dance festival for Milton Keynes) and working as an animateur for Rambert. effiemward.com

Effie McGuire Ward, Dancer

 Effie is a graduate of Stella Mann College and the Northern School of Contemporary Dance. Her performance projects have included working with Shobana Jeyasingh, Rosemary Lee, Gary Clarke, Ffin Dance, Two Thirds Sky and Parlor Dance. Other current roles include being part of the directorial team for MÓTUS (a dynamic dance festival for Milton Keynes) and working as an animateur for Rambert.

effiemward.com

Deborah Ann Camp, Dancer Deborah trained professionally at Bird College and is the founding director of Newbury Contemporary Dance Company (NCDC).  Collaborative projects with Henri Oguike Dance Company, Motion House, Lincoln Allert (Rambert Dance) Theo Clinkard. Other credits: ‘Black Maria’ Lilian Baylis Theatre, The Solo’s Project Oxford, dancer and choreographer for 3rd Stage Dance Company & for the Cultural Olympiad 'Tree of Light project'.

Deborah Ann Camp, Dancer

Deborah trained professionally at Bird College and is the founding director of Newbury Contemporary Dance Company (NCDC).  Collaborative projects with Henri Oguike Dance Company, Motion House, Lincoln Allert (Rambert Dance) Theo Clinkard. Other credits: ‘Black Maria’ Lilian Baylis Theatre, The Solo’s Project Oxford, dancer and choreographer for 3rd Stage Dance Company & for the Cultural Olympiad 'Tree of Light project'.

 
Ben Quershi, Illustrator Ben is currently in the midst of his first graphic novel; a collaborative epic fantasy called The Wrymscale Cloak, written by Charles Foster. He works fast and dynamically, and always tidies up after the mayhem. His drawing has come from years of uncharted doodling supplemented at last by a degree in Narrative Illustration, which helped immensely. Ben's commitment to projects is matched by his ambition and passion.

Ben Quershi, Illustrator

Ben is currently in the midst of his first graphic novel; a collaborative epic fantasy called The Wrymscale Cloak, written by Charles Foster. He works fast and dynamically, and always tidies up after the mayhem. His drawing has come from years of uncharted doodling supplemented at last by a degree in Narrative Illustration, which helped immensely. Ben's commitment to projects is matched by his ambition and passion.

Sarah Gregson, External Evaluator Sarah is an arts project manager and community arts leader with 14 years experience, most recently as Learning and Participation Manager of the Corn Exchange - Newbury. She specialises in evaluation, to articulate the value of arts projects, methodologies, report writing and arts and wellbeing projects. Sarah also leads projects to increase levels of participant or youth co-production in professional arts practice. She has a Masters in Childhood and Youth Studies focused on youth co-production in professional arts contexts.   linkedin.com/in/sarah-gregson-72421648  

Sarah Gregson, External Evaluator

Sarah is an arts project manager and community arts leader with 14 years experience, most recently as Learning and Participation Manager of the Corn Exchange - Newbury. She specialises in evaluation, to articulate the value of arts projects, methodologies, report writing and arts and wellbeing projects. Sarah also leads projects to increase levels of participant or youth co-production in professional arts practice. She has a Masters in Childhood and Youth Studies focused on youth co-production in professional arts contexts.

 

linkedin.com/in/sarah-gregson-72421648

 

Yeast Culture, Animation Create original and immersive visuals that are used in live events and installations. Their work ranges from directing live classical performances and creating gallery video installations to producing visuals for live bands for world tours. Always searching for innovative ways of connecting the stage and the screen into one integrated audience experience. yeastculture.org

Yeast Culture, Animation

Create original and immersive visuals that are used in live events and installations. Their work ranges from directing live classical performances and creating gallery video installations to producing visuals for live bands for world tours. Always searching for innovative ways of connecting the stage and the screen into one integrated audience experience.

yeastculture.org

 
 
Parlor Dance Helen has been working as a contemporary dancer, performer, choreographer and director for over 18 years. Completing her degree in vocational dance training at Northern School of Contemporary Dance in Leeds; Helen has gone on to professionally work with choreographers Scott Ambler (AMP), Jonathon Lunn, Nikky Smedley, Banksy, Yael Flexer, Jamie Watton, Motionhouse and Panta Rei Danseteater, Norway. Helen’s choreographic credits include creating the Paralympic Opening Ceremony London 2012 alongside Kevin Finnan and national tours of her own work through her company Parlor Dance. helenparlor.co.uk

Parlor Dance

Helen has been working as a contemporary dancer, performer, choreographer and director for over 18 years. Completing her degree in vocational dance training at Northern School of Contemporary Dance in Leeds; Helen has gone on to professionally work with choreographers Scott Ambler (AMP), Jonathon Lunn, Nikky Smedley, Banksy, Yael Flexer, Jamie Watton, Motionhouse and Panta Rei Danseteater, Norway.

Helen’s choreographic credits include creating the Paralympic Opening Ceremony London 2012 alongside Kevin Finnan and national tours of her own work through her company Parlor Dance.

helenparlor.co.uk

Beautiful Creatures Beautiful Creatures is a creative organisation, who specialise in the development of original physical and visual theatre, big and small. Alongside our professional outdoor touring work, we collaborate extensively within the community to provide new and transformative experiences for audiences, participants and young people. beautifulcreatures.org.uk

Beautiful Creatures

Beautiful Creatures is a creative organisation, who specialise in the development of original physical and visual theatre, big and small. Alongside our professional outdoor touring work, we collaborate extensively within the community to provide new and transformative experiences for audiences, participants and young people.

beautifulcreatures.org.uk

Fiona Millward, Dancer Fiona Millward has worked throughout the UK and abroad as a dancer, teacher and choreographer since 1985 and values immensely the alchemy of collaboration that underpins these various roles. She relishes working in different capacities, whether as performer, rehearsal director, choreographic assistant or project lead, and with artists such as Deborah Hay, Gill Clarke, Rosemary Lee, Alex Howard, Darrell Jones, Charlie Morrissey, Victoria Marks, Fin Walker, Erica Stanton, Yael Flexer, and Stephen Koplowitz. She is a Certified Rolfer and Rolf Movement practitioner. fionamillward.com

Fiona Millward, Dancer

Fiona Millward has worked throughout the UK and abroad as a dancer, teacher and choreographer since 1985 and values immensely the alchemy of collaboration that underpins these various roles. She relishes working in different capacities, whether as performer, rehearsal director, choreographic assistant or project lead, and with artists such as Deborah Hay, Gill Clarke, Rosemary Lee, Alex Howard, Darrell Jones, Charlie Morrissey, Victoria Marks, Fin Walker, Erica Stanton, Yael Flexer, and Stephen Koplowitz. She is a Certified Rolfer and Rolf Movement practitioner.

fionamillward.com